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  • Rep. Susan Davis Inspects Border Facilities Holding Migrant Children, Demands Trump Stop Separating Families
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Rep. Susan Davis joins her Democratic colleagues at a press conference demanding the Trump Administration end its policy of separating migrant families. SAN DIEGO – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) inspected facilities holding migrant children near the border in the San Diego region. Davis repeated her demand that the Trump Administration end its “zero tolerance” policy that has seen nearly 2,700 children separated from their families. She was part of a group of more than a dozen members of th... Read more

  • Social Workers in Congress Shea-Porter, Lee, Davis, Gutiérrez, and Bass Joint Statement on Child Separations at the Border
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Barbara Lee (CA-13), Chair of the Congressional Social Work Caucus, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), and Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37) today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, which is currently separating children from their parents at the border: “The Trump Administration’s policy of separating children from their parents is terrifying and... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Calls on Defense Secretary to End Transgender Ban in the Military
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Defense and National Security

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, called on Defense Secretary James Mattis to reverse his recent policy decision to ban transgender Americans from serving their country in the Armed Forces. Davis joined 120 of her House colleagues in a letter to the Secretary. “We reject your policy recommendations to the President banning transgender service members ‘except under limited circumstances’ and write to express our deep oppos... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: GOP Farm Bill Does Not Reflect the Priorities of the American People
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Washington – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the Republican partisan Farm Bill, which failed to pass the House because GOP extremists are first demanding a vote on anti-immigration legislation. “The partisan Farm Bill does not reflect the priorities of the American people. It represents the priorities of the extreme elements of the Republican party, who killed their own bill because of their extreme anti-immigration views. “The GOP Farm Bill cuts $23 b... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Visits Troops with Mother’s Day Trip to Afghanistan
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    If it’s Mother’s Day, you’re likely to find Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) in Afghanistan. Davis made her 12th annual bipartisan Mother’s Day trip to visit our troops, including the many moms who are far from their families. Davis, who traveled with Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL), met with Afghan women serving in the Afghan military and police force as well as Rula Ghani, the First Lady of Afghanistan. She also received an intelligence update on the U.S. mission from commanders. “It’s always inspiring ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Pushes Increase in Aircraft Maintenance Funding in Response to Recent Aviation Accidents
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    In response to a troubling rise in aviation accidents, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) moved to increase funding for aircraft maintenance and readiness in the annual defense bill, known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Davis’s amendment to the bill would have redirected $154 million from nuclear weapons programs, above what the Air Force asked for, to aircraft maintenance and readiness. The nuclear weapons programs - Long Range Standoff Weapon and Ground Based Strategic ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on Closing the CFPB’s Office for Students and Young Consumers
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, released the following statement on the move by interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney to shut down the Office for Students and Young Consumers. “Once again, this administration has chosen to undermine the financial security and consumer rights of students. Shutting down the CFPB’s Office for Students and Young Consumers signals a clear lack of interest... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Announces Winner of 2018 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    SAN DIEGO – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) announced the winner of her district-wide 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Jenny Nguyen of the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts beat out 50 submissions to win this year’s contest. Her piece, “Timeless Distortion,” will hang in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol Building. “Congratulations to all the students who submitted artwork, but especially to Jenny,” said Rep. Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Pushes for Expanding and Improving Military Child Care Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) is calling for action on expanding military childcare centers to reduce the backlog of children waiting to get into these facilities and to provide more flexibility for military parents. Davis will direct the Department of Defense to report to Congress on expanding operating hours, contracting with private-sector childcare services, and adding services for the National Guard and Reserves. “These backlogs are a serious concern as it relates... Read more

  • House Passes Rep. Susan Davis’s Amendment Protecting Emergency Responders from Drones
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    The House today passed an amendment authored by Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) to protect emergency responders from illegal drone use during disasters. Davis’s amendment requires the federal government to work with state and local entities to educate the public about the dangers of flying unmanned aircraft into areas with temporary flight restrictions. It also calls for coordinating on enforcing current laws against such drone use. Davis’s amendment was passed unanimously as part of leg... Read more

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